September 29th 2020

About the event

Innovating Better, Innovating Local: Successfully Delivering Digital Transformation in your Local Authority

Collectively, local government spends around £2 billion per annum on ICT. Robust and innovative ICT can drive transformation at every level, from the way public services interact with customers to empowering a truly digital workforce.

Join colleagues and peers at the Online Local Government ICT Summit and discover how the public sector is using digital transformation to improve the customer experience, using digital to drive collaboration and successfully utilising ICT to save money.

Free-to-attend for the public sector.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Cllr. Peter Fleming, Leader, Sevenoaks District Council & Chair, LGA Improvement & Innovation Board
  • Chris Howes, Chief Digital and Information Officer, Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • Stefan Janusz, Head of AI Narratives, Government Office for AI
  • Paul Brewer, Director for Digital & Resources, Adur & Worthing Councils 
  • Alison Mckenzie-Folan, Chief Executive, Wigan Council 
  • Ignatius O'Doherty, Director of Digital Shared Services and Chief Strategy Officer, Department of Finance NI
  • Dr. Randhir Auluck, Councillor, Coventry City Council
  • David Hipwell - Local Authority Lead - SAP Concur 
  • Mark Kelso, HM Land Registry
  • Sam Trendall, Editor, PublicTechnology
  • Plus more to be announced

Key topics include:

  • Cementing Digital Change Across the UK – Hear from leaders forging centres of excellence in digital tech and data.
  • What to consider when implementing a digital strategy: Service design, workplaces, inclusion and intelligence.
  • Greening ICT, using technology to reduce organisations’ carbon footprint.
  • The need for future collaboration to improve regional connectivity
  • Security and Privacy in Local Government
  • The use of Artificial Intelligence
  • Maximising ROI

Who should attend:

  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Directors of Digital
  • Directors of Digital Transformation
  • Directors of Innovation
  • Directors of Information Security
  • Directors of Risk and Audit
  • Directors of IT
  • Directors of Transformation


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